Survival Mom Radio Show with Lisa Bedford

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Lisa Bedford launched The Survival Mom blog on June 1, 2009, and the world of survival hasn’t been the same since! Through her down-to-earth style of writing, speaking, and training, she brought the world of preparedness into the homes and mindset of America’s families. Today, thousands of women across the country and around the world identify themselves as Survival Moms.

Lisa is the author of Amazon bestseller, Survival Mom: How to Prepare Your Family for Everyday Disasters and Worst Case Scenarios.

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Survial Mom Radio Show: Top family vacations with Family Fun magazine

Packed for vacationApril 17, 2014: Gear up for a fun family vacation with Family Fun magazine‘s Top 10 List of the most popular destinations! In this podcast, Lisa interviews Mary Giles, Executive Editor of Family Fun. Mary discusses the results of a Family Fun poll, which places Disney World’s Magic Kingdom at the top of the list. However, there are plenty of surprises on this list.

In the second half of the show, Lisa shares her family’s very best travel tips, based on their 13,000 miles of road trips.

Survival Mom Radio Show: Helpful herbs for family health with Sam Coffman

dandelionsApril 15, 2014: Sam Coffman heads up The Human Path, a survival school and website in the San Antonio area. Sam has been a practicing herbalist for decades and devotes his time training others in the skill along with classes such as Urban Homesteading, Primitive Survival Skills, Naturalist Studies and Tracking, and Bow-Making and Archery. What he and his school have to offer is a vast amount of knowledge, and in today’s interview, Sam and Lisa discuss healthy weeds that can benefit a family’s health, dandelion in particular.


The Human Path

Survival Mom Radio Show: 7-Day Allergy Makeover with Dr. Susanne Bennett

7 day allergyApril 10, 2014:  Natural allergy specialist, Dr. Susanne Bennett, chats with Lisa about simple ways to uncover the root cause of allergies and small changes to alleviate miserable allergy symptoms. Dr. Bennett is the author of The 7-Day Allergy Makeover and focused her attention from sports medicine to allergies when her infant son developed life-threatening allergies.


Dr. Susanne’s blog

The 7 Day Allergy Makeover

Querciten supplement

Survival Mom Radio Show: Prepper Myths with Fernando Aguirre (FerFAL)

Bug in Bug Out FerFALApril 8, 2014: Fernando Aguirre, known to many as Fer FAL, is a survivor of Argentina’s multiple economic collapses. He’s the author of The Modern Survival Manual and has an active blog, Modern Survivalist, and YouTube channel. In this interview with Lisa, Fernando discusses various prepper myths, including the golden hoards and bugging out.

Survival Mom Radio Show: Nuclear survival with Janet Liebsch

47375bfcf8e27b3f6e8d1c7c5058f0f9_rf67April 3, 2014: Janet Liebsch is a longtime disaster preparedness expert, and in today’s show she discusses nuclear events, such as Fukushima and surviving nuclear events.


It’s a Disaster, and what are you gonna do about it?

The Unthinkable: Who Survives When Disaster Strikes — and Why by Amanda Ripley

Survival Mom Radio Show: The coming ice age with author David Archibald

51YD6iQFTQL._BO2,204,203,200_PIsitb-sticker-v3-big,TopRight,0,-55_SX278_SY278_PIkin4,BottomRight,1,22_AA300_SH20_OU01_April 1, 2014: Author and scientist David Archibald claims that global warming is a hoax but climate change in the form of a coming ice age is reality. David is the author of Twilight of Abundance and provides fascinating historical and current scientific facts to back up his statement that life in the 21st century will be nasty, brutish, and short.

Survival Mom Radio Show: Can I talk you into homeschooling?

john taylor gatto quoteMarch 20, 2014: Lisa and her family have been homeschooling for 10 years. As a past teacher and trainer in the public school system, she has a unique perspective of the realities of public school and the benefits of homeschooling, and she’s not shy about sharing her opinions! In this episode, she outlines many of the differences between the public school and homeschool experiences and explains why, for many families, homeschooling is the best choice.


Dumbing Us Down by John Taylor Gatto

The Underground History of American Education by John Taylor Gatto

14 Principles of an elite boarding school curriculum” VIDEO


Survival Mom Radio Show: Interview with JJ Virgin, celebrity nutritionist

TVD-Cookbook-JJ-Header-MASTER1March 18, 2014: JJ Virgin is a New York Times best-selling celebrity nutritionist who has appeared on the Rachael Ray Show, Fox News, The Doctors, and in national publications including Prevention magazine. Lisa and JJ discuss her new book, The Virgin Diet Cookbook, and JJ provides tips for helping your kids and teens eat healthier. She also shares the foods that should be eliminated from everyone’s diet.


Virgin Diet Cookbook

Survival Mom Radio Hour: Survival resources when traveling & tips from CERT classes

Two kinds of travelMarch 13, 2014:  Warm weather brings with it family travel. One of Lisa’s readers, Eddie, asked about survival books for a year-long trip he is taking overseas. She gives advice based on her own travel experiences. Lisa also shares tips from the CERT classes she has been taking, including information about house fires and multiple casualty events.